Unit Plan: Algebra and Linear Relations

Math / Grade 7

Big Ideas

Linear relations can be represented in many connected ways to identify regularities and make generalizations.

Concepts

  • Relationship
  • Generalization
  • Representation
  • Connection
  • Cause and effect
  • Change
  • System

Essential Questions

Students will keep considering…

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Monitoring Progress

Teacher will monitor progress:

Teachers can monitor progress through ongoing formative assessment including but not limited to:

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Evaluative Criteria

Teachers should consider how summative assessments should be based on clear criteria and include a variety of ways for students to show demonstrate their learning.

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Resources
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Reflection

How will teachers and their students reflect on and evaluate the completed project?

Teacher Reflection

  • What aspects of the unit went well
  • What did students struggle with
  • What did you struggle with?
  • What would you add/revise the next time you taught this unit?
  • Were there any unintended outcomes?
  • Were students engaged?

Stage 1 – Desired Results

Big Ideas

Linear relations can be represented in many connected ways to identify regularities and make generalizations.

Concepts:

  • Relationship
  • Generalization
  • Representation
  • Connection
  • Cause and effect
  • Change
  • System

Transfer Goals

Students will be able to independently use their learning to…

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Meaning
UNIT UNDERSTANDINGS:

Students will understand that…

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    ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS:

    Students will keep considering…

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      Acquisition

      CURRICULAR COMPETENCIES

      Students will be skilled at…

      REASONING AND ANALYZING

      • Use reasoning and logic to explore, analyze, and apply mathematical ideas
      • Demonstrate and apply mental math strategies
      • Use tools/technology to explore and create patterns and relationships, and test conjectures
      • Model mathematics in contextualized experiences

      UNDERSTANDING AND SOLVING

      • Develop, demonstrate and apply mathematical understanding through play, inquiry and problem solving
      • Visualize to explore mathematical concepts

      COMMUNICATING AND REPRESENTING

      • Use mathematical vocabulary and language to contribute to mathematical discussions
      • Explain and justify mathematical ideas and decisions
      • Communicate mathematical thinking in many ways

      CONNECTING AND REFLECTING

      • Reflect on mathematical thinking
      • Connect mathematical concepts to each other and other areas of personal interest
      • Incorporate First Peoples worldviews and perspectives

      CONTENT

       Students will know…

      • Discrete linear relations, using expressions, tables and graphs
      • Two step equations with whole number coefficients, constants and solutions
      • Multiplication and division facts to 100
      • Operations with integers (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, order of operations)

      CORE COMPETENCIES

      Which Core Competencies will be integrated into the unit?

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      First People's Principles of Learning

      The unit will make connections with:

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      Big Ideas

      The Big Ideas consist of generalizations and principles and the key concepts important in an area of learning. The Big Ideas represent what students will understand at the completion of the curriculum for their grade. They are intended to endure beyond a single grade and contribute to future understanding.


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      Core Competencies

      orangecommunicationCommunications Competency

      The set of abilities that students use to impart and exchange information, experiences and ideas, to explore the world around them, and to understand and effectively engage in the use of digital media

      bluethinkingThinking Competency

      The knowledge, skills and processes we associate with intellectual development

      greensocialSocial Competency

      The set of abilities that relate to students’ identity in the world, both as individuals and as members of their community and society


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      Curricular Competencies & Content

      Curricular Competencies are the skills, strategies, and processes that students develop over time. They reflect the “Do” in the Know-Do-Understand model of curriculum. The Curricular Competencies are built on the thinking, communicating, and personal and social competencies relevant to disciplines that make up an area of learning.


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      Additional Resources

      First People's Principles of Learning

      To read more about First People’s Principles of Learning, please click here.

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